COMFORT WITH DEATH

Rip Parker
5 min readSep 24, 2023

THERE IS NO DEATH

Well, sure, the body, our machine “dies”. It wears out like any other material thing. If we can’t repair it, we scoot out and junk it. Then we find we are simply set free to fly, like a butterfly escaping the cocoon.

Don’t get in a hurry. Let the natural process do it’s thing. Rushing “death” up can make it more difficult than it needs to be.

How do I claim to know this stuff? I’m not sure I can adequately explain it. I have this innate sense of this truth, but that could be wishful thinking.

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Rip Parker

Geophysicist, lawyer, mediator, student of Jung, phenomenology, semiotics